byMinnesota Historical Society - Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants
David Claypool, talks about the beginnings of land surveying in MN. art of a presentation by the Minnesota Geospatial Information Office on their progress report on digitizing the Field Survey Notes made prior to settlement of Minnesota and making them available through the web as a new research tool as a result of a major partnership initiative funded by the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants. Topics: Surveying, Land Surveying, Minnesota, history, Minnesota Historical Society, Minnesota Historical...
byMaritime Heritage Minnesota, Ann Merriman and Christopher Olson
Maritime Heritage Minnesota, a 501.c(3) non-profit, conducted a 104-mile nautical archaeological side and down imaging sonar survey of Aitkin County, MN in August 2010. Funded in part by the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants program - also known as the Legacy Amendment - this survey represents the first systematic remote sensing survey of any body of water in the State of Minnesota designed to record and recognize new archaeological sites. The Mississippi River Aikin County... Topics: Minnesota, Maritime Heritage Minnesota, Mississippi River, 19th Century, 20th Century, archaeology,...